ERIC Number: EJ811614
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
From #2 Pencils to the World Wide Web: A History of Test Scoring
Zytowski, Donald G.
Journal of Career Assessment, v16 n4 p502-511 2008
The present highly developed status of psychological and educational testing in the United States is in part the result of many efforts over the past 100 years to develop economical and reliable methods of scoring. The present article traces a number of methods, ranging from hand scoring to present-day computer applications, stimulated by the need to economically score large-scale scholastic aptitude and achievement tests and complex interest assessments.
Descriptors: Educational Testing, Achievement Tests, Computers, Scoring, Academic Aptitude, Internet, Computer Assisted Testing, Psychological Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Standardized Tests, Student Interests, Test Scoring Machines
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